Portable Ladders Program - ISNetworld RAVS Section - Canada - Alberta

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Portable Ladders Program - ISNetworld RAVS Section – US

This Portable Ladders Program (ISNetworld® RAVS®* Section), in addition to being a complete and functioning written safety program (chapter), it also contains all the required text elements that are sought by the ISNetworld RAVS® (Review And Verification Service) reviewer. This plan has been previously submitted and has achieved a 100% approval rating for our clients.

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You are downloading a Microsoft® Word document file to your computer that is completely editable:

  • Portable Ladders Program:
  • Approximate Word Count: 1,040
  • Approximate Number of Pages: 4
  • Page Reference Answers to RAVS Reviewer’s Questions: 6

 You will also receive instructions for a simple two-step process to place your company name and safety person's name throughout this word document to conform it to your company. Please review, and feel free to alter or add to it as you wish with any specific company information or safety policies that you may already have.

The first two pages of the document are guidelines for conforming this safety manual section, an index for completing the RAVS® questionnaire (with all page references), and uploading the section.

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An excerpt from ISNetworld® RAVS®* Safety plan Portable Ladders Program

It is the policy of Replace with Company Name to take every reasonable precaution in the performance of work to use ladders properly at all times.


     Ladders must be in good condition, made of suitable material, of proper length, and of the correct type for the use intended.    Portable ladders shall meet the requirements of CSA Standard CAN3-Z11-M81 (R2005), Portable Ladders <3>.  Ladders shall not be altered, modified, or attached to other ladders to extend their reach.  Ladder rungs, cleats, and steps shall be parallel, level, and uniformly spaced, when the ladder is in position for use.  Damaged ladders must never be used; they should be repaired by a qualified person or destroyed.  Ladders used during the servicing of energized or potentially energized electrical equipment is made of non-conductive material (fiberglass or equivalent)  <1>.  For construction activities, ladders must be class 1 rated (heavy Duty) or higher.


     Ladders shall not be loaded beyond the maximum intended load for which they were built, nor beyond the manufacturer's rated capacity.  Ladders shall be used only for the purpose for which they were designed.   A portable ladder must not be used in a horizontal position as a platform or runway or by more than one person at a time, unless designed for such use.  A portable ladder must not be placed in front of doors that open toward the ladder, unless locked or blocked to prevent use.  Never set ladders on boxes, barrels, or other unstable bases.  Ladders must not be used as guys, braces, or skids.  The height of a stepladder should be sufficient to reach the work station without standing from either of the top two rungs, steps, or cleats of a portable ladder unless the manufacturer's specifications allow the worker to do so <2>.  Bracing on the back legs of stepladders must not be used for climbing.